Discovery certificate for object 2017hdu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13966 [ 2017TNSTR1082....1T ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-08 23:19:04
Sender: ATLAS (ATLAS_Bot1)
Source Group: ATLAS

J. Tonry, B. Stalder, L. Denneau, A. Heinze, H. Weiland (IfA, University of Hawaii), A. Rest (STScI), K.W. Smith, S. J. Smartt (Queen's University Belfast) report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017hdu
Discoverer internal name: ATLAS17lxl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:48:34.146 (312.142275) DEC = +11:40:44.90 (11.679138)
Discovery date: 2017-10-03 09:18:43 (JD=2458029.8879977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-03 09:18:43
Flux: 18.428 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-03 09:05:45
Limiting flux: 18.18 ABMag
Filter: orange-ATLAS
Instrument: ACAM1
Telescope: ATLAS Haleakala


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017hdu